Bandsaw blades need to be properly lubricated to work correctly. A clean, well-lubricated blade will last longer and cut more efficiently. The right lubricant will help keep the blade cool and prevent it from overheating. It will also help extend the life of the blade by preventing wear and tear. Bandsaw lubricants are crucial for getting the best performance from your bandsaw.
Here's everything you need to know about bandsaw lubricants.
There are a few different types of lubricants on the market, so it's important to choose the right one for your needs. There is also a lot of disinformation on the internet that you need to be wary of. You will find people stating that mineral oil is a good lubricant for your bandsaw because it's inexpensive and easy to find. However, it is important to note that mineral oils can be messy and difficult to clean up. It also tends to mess up the operations of your bandsaw over time.
Synthetic oils are more expensive but they're easier to clean up and don't leave behind as much residue. They also tend to last longer before needing to be replaced. At Industrial Bandsaw Services, we offer the best lubricants. Following are some of the most popular lubricants we offer. These lubricants are bound to improve the performance of your bandsaw:
SEMITECH GS - Semi-synthetic water soluble lubricant
SEMITECH 650 - Medium-duty machining, sawing & grinding fluid
CLEAN LUBE 3000 - Spray mist/minimum quantity lubricant
CLEAN LUBE V2000 - Vegetable-based minimum quantity lubricant
To choose the best lubricant for your needs, consider the type of blade you're using and the environment you'll be using it in. You can contact our employees at Industrial Bandsaw Services if you are not sure about the type of lubricant that would be apt for your specific applications.
Once you've chosen the right lubricant, apply it to the blade before each use. Be sure to clean the blade thoroughly after each use to remove any built-up lubricant for best results. Get in touch with us today to source everything related to bandsaws, including coolants, lubricants, and wood bandsaw blades at the best rates.
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